Hydrangea macrophylla Blauer Prinz
Hydrangea macrophylla
‘Blauer Prinz’
November 29, 2018
Hydrangea macrophylla Blaumeise
Hydrangea macrophylla
November 29, 2018

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Blauer Zwerg'

Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Blauer Zwerg’ is very floriferous and one of the best blue mopheads, – feed with aluminium sulphate. A good upright form.

Inflorescence: Mophead, 180mm across. The inflorescences are not overly large, so the stems are strong enough to hold them upright without staking.

synonyms: H. m. ‘Clara’, ‘Lavblaa’, ‘Lavbla’, ‘Lavblau’, ‘Blau Haller’.

‘Blauer Zwerg’ translates to ‘Blue Dwarf’.
Bred by August Steiniger, Germany, in 1965.

Zones: 6 to 9

Size: Medium (to 1.25m).

Color in neutral soil:

Color in acidic soil with AI present:
Purplish blue


Ray florets: 4 sepals, entire, rounded, overlapping, 65mm diam.

Leaves: Simple, opposite and deciduous. Dark green. Broadly ovate to broadly elliptic. Margin: serrate. Apex: apiculate. Base: attenuate. Venation pattern: pinnate. Texture of adaxial and abaxial surfaces: smooth, glabrous, glossy. 140mm l x 100mm w.